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Ramsey Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0253
Abstract This collection consists of documents relating to James Gettys McGready Ramsey, historian and physician of Knoxville, Tennessee, and his family. Included are correspondence, legal and financial papers, wills, newspaper and magazine clippings, scrapbooks, family Bibles, silhouettes, genealogical information, and other family and personal papers concerning Knoxville and Tennessee history. Also included are papers related to the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad Company, the Confederate...
Dates: 1790-1912

Robert A. Ragan Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0743
Abstract

This collection houses eight letters from Robert A. Ragan to his wife, Emeline (Neass) Ragan, during the Civil War. In them, Ragan discusses battles and skirmishes with the Rebels, describes the landscapes he has seen, relates his frustration with army life, mentions his fear of moving too far South, and comments on his unit's movements and actions. He also expresses his concern for his family and friends in Tennessee and asks Emeline to write to him and to pray for him in the struggle.

Dates: 1863 October 13-1864 April 11

Robert Neville Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2797
Abstract

Robert Neville wrote this letter to his wife, Mary (Atkinson) Neville, while he was serving with Company E of the 103rd Ohio Infantry near Knoxville, Tennessee. He tells his wife that his health is good, describes the region's enthusiastic reception of Union Soldiers, and expounds upon his religious views.

Dates: 1863 September 17

Rogers Van Gilder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0211
Abstract

This collection houses three certificates of distinction presented by the University of Tennessee's Classical Department (dated 1879, 1880, and 1881), a report of grades (dated January 19, 1882), and a portrait photograph (dated April 25, 1919) documenting Rogers Van Gilder of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1879-1919

Rosecrans Letter to Medical Dept. G. O. No. 2

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3768
Abstract

This letter is written by Rosecrans to a doctor at Medical Department Gen. Orders No. 2 on July 15th, 1863. It discusses military politics, the occupation of Knoxville by Bragg, and well wishes.

Dates: 1863 July 15

Ruth Rodgers Theater Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0474
Abstract

This collection includes two scrapbooks of brochures, newspaper articles, programs, and pictures of performers from various theatres in Knoxville, Tennessee as well as in St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois dating between 1889 to 1909.

Dates: 1899-1909

Ruth Stephens Radio Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0208
Abstract

This collection consists of an interview tape and transcripts from the WKGN radio station completed by commentator Ruth Stephens. The transcripts concern a series of broadcast on the business concerns of Knoxville. Each month, a Knoxville company was investigated, and Ruth would discuss her findings on her radio show.

Dates: 1957-1958

S. B. Newman & Co. Ledger

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Identifier: MS-0090
Abstract

This ledger documents S. B. Newman & Co.'s operations between 1901 and 1911. Entries generally include the name of the customer and the total price of the order, although occasional itemizations appear. Other entries mention the organization's employees and expenses.

Dates: 1909-1911

S. P. Hudson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0268
Abstract

In this letter to George M. White in Knoxville, Tennessee, Samuel Hudson asks that White have his deposition for Hudson's case against Matthew McGuire, Samuel Rodgers, Ebenezer Alexander, Abner Jackson, and George W. Hazen recorded. Hudson has enclosed $1.00 to cover the cost of forwarding a certified copy.

Dates: 1847 March 19

Sally Jackson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3404
Abstract

Sarah Sally (Wells) Jackson wrote these letters between 1969 and 1970 while she was a new schoolteacher and librarian for Knoxville City Schools' Fair Garden School. In these letters, Wells highlights her experiences looking for and securing employment at the school, the trials and tribulations of running the school's library, and her home life with husband James J. J. Jackson, an employee of Miller's Department Store.

Dates: 1969-1970

Sam Heiskell Caricatures

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1796
Abstract

These two caricatures, signed simply M. T., depict Knoxville lawyer and politician Sam Heiskell. One portrays him seated, while the other shows him reading a newspaper.

Dates: undated

Samuel B. Boyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0871
Abstract

This collection houses letters of recommendation for Samuel Boyd, correspondence to and from Samuel Boyd (including two letters he wrote while being held prisoner at Camp Chase, Ohio during the Civil War), genealogical notes, invitations, newspaper clippings, and resolutions on the deaths of Samuel and Isabella (Reed) Boyd.

Dates: 1850 February 14-1928 March 19

Security Mills Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3138
Abstract

This collection houses receipts from Security Mills of Knoxville, Tennessee recording sales of feed to Frank William Taylor and the Taylor Supply Company of Morristown, Tennessee from 1924 to 1941.

Dates: 1924-1941

Seth Pettis Jr. Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3830
Abstract

This collection include two letters exchanged between soldier Seth Pettis Jr. and his girlfriend Fannie in June 1865.

Dates: 1865 June 6-13

Seymour Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2706
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence, speeches, reports, receipts, manuscsripts, publications, photographs, and clippings documenting the activities of various members of the Seymour family of East Tennessee between 1903 and 1989. Most prominently documented are Charles Milne Seymour, Sr., a lawyer, and Charles Milne Seymour, Jr., a priest at St. John's Episcopal Church in Knoxville. Topics touched upon include Knoxville city planning (including a discussion of riverfront development...
Dates: 1903-1989 (bulk 1903-1960)

Sgt. William A. Smith Letter to J. O. Jones

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Identifier: MS-3776
Abstract

A letter was written by Sgt. William A. Smith, Co. B 71 Ind. 6th Cav., on October 5, 1863. He talks about Union occupation north of Knoxville, TN and the increased price of goods and foods in the Confederate states as oppsosed to the Union. He also writes about a brigade of women marching and carrying the U.S. flag. The letter was submitted to Mr. J. O. Jones, postmaster of Terre Haute, Indiana, in hopes that he could get it published in the local newspaper.

Dates: 1863 October 5

"Shall the Circle Be Not Broken: A History of the Circle Park Community"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1643
Abstract

"Shall the Circle Be Not Broken: A History of the Circle Park Community" was written by Andrew C. Wicks for Dr. Bruce Wheeler's Knoxville History course at the University of Tennessee during spring quarter of 1985. The collection also features photocopies of maps of Circle Park as well as Dr. Wheeler's notes about the paper.

Dates: 1985

Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2918
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, photographs, certificates, medals, genealogical information, newspaper clippings, calling cards, bridal shower favors, published works, clothing, and other materials documenting the lives of the Smart, Smith, Miller, and Wyatt families of Indiana and Tennessee.

Dates: 1836, 1906-1945, 1966

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3888
Abstract

This collection consists of newsletters published by the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club between 1948 and 1979. It also includes two pamplets published by the Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, entitled Junglebrook Nature Trail and Cades Cove.

Dates: 1948-1979

Soldier Alexander B. Richards Civil War Letter

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Identifier: MS-3802
Abstract

Personal correspondence between Union soldier Alexander B. Richards and his sister, Emaline Butcher of Murphysboro, Illinois, dated February 14, 1864. He details the Battle of Knoxville and Fort Sanders (Tenn.) which took place on November 29, 1863 and his trek from Chattanooga with H Co. Illinois 27th Infantry.

Dates: 1864 February 14

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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 122
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 49
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 41
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 26
Knoxville (Tenn.) 20
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 19
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 19
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 17
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 13
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 11
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 10
World's Fair of 1982 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 10
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Societies and clubs. 9
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 9
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 8
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs. 8
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 8
First Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 6
Tennessee -- Religion. 6
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 6
Account books -- Tennessee. 5
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 5
Correspondence. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 5
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 5
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 5
Tennessee Volunteers (Football team). 5
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Theater. 4
Postcards -- Tennessee. 4
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 4
Women -- Societies and clubs. 4
Banks and banking -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 3
Books -- Reviews 3
Diaries. 3
Dogwood Arts Festival (Knoxville, Tenn.) 3
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 3
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 3
Photographs. 3
Physicians -- Tennessee. 3
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 3
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 3
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 3
African Americans -- Tennessee. 2
Banks and banking -- History. 2
Blount Mansion (Knoxville, Tenn.) 2
Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- United States. 2
Christianity -- Southern States. 2
City planning -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
Dentists -- Tennessee. 2
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 2
Exhibitions -- Tennessee. 2
Feed mills -- Tennessee. 2
Governors -- Tennessee. 2
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks. 2
Judges -- Tennessee. 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Knox County (Tenn.) -- Politics and government. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Economic conditions. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Race relations. 2
Medicine -- Tennessee. 2
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Mills and mill-work -- Tennessee -- History. 2
Morristown (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Norris (Tenn.) 2
Pharmaceutical chemistry. 2
Pharmacists -- Tennessee. 2
Photographs -- 20th century. 2
Politicians -- Tennessee. 2
Retail trade -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
Scrapbooks. 2
Slavery -- Tennessee 2
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 2
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 2
St. John's Episcopal Church, Knoxville, Tenn. 2
Swiss Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville -- History. 2
Temperance -- Tennessee. 2
Tennessee -- Genealogy. 2
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 2
Tennessee -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 2
Tennessee -- History. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 2
Tennessee Valley Authority -- History. 2
Tennessee, East. 2
Theater -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
Theaters -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Food supply. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 2
United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 2
Universities and colleges -- Social aspects. 2
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Language
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Names
Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 2